Royal Beasts

Royal Beasts

Cape Lion

For 600 years, wild and exotic creatures were held captive by kings and queens at the Tower of London.

Discover the fascinating stories of why animals were imprisoned and experience how they would have lived during their time at the Royal Menagerie. Members go free.

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  1. Visiting Royal Beasts
    Visiting Royal Beasts
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  2. The Royal Menagerie
    Discover the history of the Royal Menagerie and the variety of animals kept captive.
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  3. Sights and stories
    Discover tragic and surprising stories of the Royal Menagerie
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  4. Fun and games
    Meet the Royal Beasts in our game
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